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June 20, 2019
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Jun

Climate Central: ‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. — Walking along a wooden path winding through Nease Beachfront Park, Danny Lippi pointed to coastal trees sprouting from the shrubbery around him. The exotic species were brought here by warming temperatures — bringing business opportunities for the local arborist. “All of these are mangroves,” Lippi said, surrounded by the young perennial plants,...
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Jun

The Daily Beast: U.S May Have to Spend Over $400 Billion on Seawalls by 2040 to Protect Itself From Rising Seas

Donald Trump may be slightly less enthusiastic about these walls. A new report has predicted that the U.S. will have to spend $416bn on seawalls in the next 20 years in order to protect itself from rising seas. The report comes from the Center for Climate Integrity (CCI.) Florida is likely to face the highest...
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